Western Australia Shark Attacks

197 attacks recorded (32 fatal)
Western Australia shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Oct 9th 2020 Kelp Beds Beach (Kelpies) Y
Oct 4th 2020 Toms Surf break, Hamersley Pool, North Beach, Perth N
Jul 31st 2020 Bunker Bay Beach N
Jun 6th 2020 Tantabitti Beach, Nigaloo N
Jan 5th 2020 Cull Island / Esperance Y
Jan 2nd 2020 Esperance N
Dec 6th 2019 Exmouth N
Sep 7th 2019 Burns Beach, Perth N
Jan 14th 2019 North Cottesloe N
Nov 11th 2018 Pyramids Beach, Mandurah N
Oct 24th 2018 Guillotines surf break, Shire of Augusta Margaret River N
Oct 13th 2018 Two Rocks near Three Mile Reef N
Apr 28th 2018 Gearys Beach N
Apr 25th 2018 Surfers Point, Prevelly N
Apr 24th 2018 South Point, Gracetown N
Apr 15th 2018 Lefthanders, Margaret River Area N
Apr 15th 2018 Cobblestones, Margaret River Area N
Mar 14th 2018 Waterman's Bay N
Feb 1st 2018 Avalon Point, Manurah N
Jan 28th 2018 Cone Bay N
Jan 5th 2018 South Point, Gracetown N
Sep 25th 2017 Gracetown N
Jul 14th 2017 Floreat Beach N
Jun 11th 2017 Point Casuarina, Bunbury N
Apr 17th 2017 Kelpies near Wylie Bay Y
Feb 25th 2017 Mauds Point N
Feb 24th 2017 Falcon Bay Beach, Mandurah N
Dec 24th 2016 Bundegi Sanctuary Zone, Exmouth N
Dec 14th 2016 Trigg Beach N
Sep 15th 2016 Bunbury N
Sep 5th 2016 Injidup N
Jul 28th 2016 Near Albany N
Jun 15th 2016 Coral Bay N
Jun 5th 2016 Mindarie Y
May 31st 2016 Falcon Beach, Mandurah Y
Oct 30th 2015 Bald Island N
Oct 7th 2015 Pyramids Beach N
Rottnest Island N
Jun 24th 2015 Denmark N
Dec 29th 2014 Three Stripes near Cheynes Beach Y
Nov 29th 2014 Pyramids Beach, Port Bouvard N
Nov 19th 2014 Freemantle N
Oct 11th 2014 Castle Rock, north of Dunsborough N
Oct 2nd 2014 Kelpids Beach, Wylie Bay, Esperance N
Aug 16th 2014 Gnaraloo N
Horizontal Falls N
Apr 24th 2014 South Passage, south of Coral Bay N
Mar 29th 2014 Off Dawesville Cut N
Nov 23rd 2013 Gracetown Y
Nov 12th 2013 Trigg Beach, Perth N
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